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Does anyone *not* have a tilted camera horizon?

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by Trumple, May 25, 2015.

  1. Trumple

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    Hi all,

    Still waiting on my P3P to arrive, but I notice so many people complaining of a tilted horizon. As we well know, however, people with normal horizons aren't exactly going to come and shout about it. So, if you have a perfectly functioning gimbal and your camera stays perfectly level, please let us know by posting here!

    Many thanks for helping to put my mind at ease.
     
  2. bobmyers

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    mine is working ok-- had to level the copter and recalibrate the gimbal
     
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  3. mvigs

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    Mines fine too after a calibration.
     
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  4. Bobn

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    Fine out of the box
     
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  5. mmee1992

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    Just calibrate on a level surface an all seems well.
     
  6. Skyy

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    Calibration is your friend. I even used a spirit level to check the surface I used for calibration to make sure it's perfect.
     
  7. 4wd

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    It did it on my second flight, not seen it since.
    It probably would have been doing it the first flight but I was just pootling about.
    After the second flight I did firmware then full IMU and gimbal calibration.

    With mine it was the sudden tilt during a yaw then very slow recovery.
     
  8. CallMeAlan

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    Mine had a slightly tilted horizon out of the box, and was also leaning to a greater tilt while yawing. A gimbal calibration on a perfectly level surface made all the difference. NB: gimbal cali is not the same as an IMU cali. My IMU was fine already.
     
  9. Tom M WI

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    My horizon had tilt problems when I updated fw to 1.2.8, but after the latest 1.3.20 fw update, it has been level. After I updated fw, I ran an IMU calibration on a level (both ways) surface, then did a gimbal calibration right after on that same level surface. I have had no problems since.
     
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  10. sharper4

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    Mine has been fine since arriving. Upgraded from 1.1.9 to latest firmware and it's still fine.
     
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    No issues
     
  12. dataway

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    No issues with mine out of the box
     
  13. unclejas

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    I upgraded to 1.3.20 and noticed the horizon in my videos is 'level'. It looks much better than what I had out of the box. I never upgraded until day before yesterday.
     
  14. apsphoto

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    No tilt works great.

    Alan
     
  15. WoodlakeDrone

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    Recalibrated gimbal on level table BEFORE first flight. Used torpedo level on table and paper shreds to level table legs. No problems.
     
  16. Jimmykjimmy

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    my gimbal is okay
     
  17. Bret Lucas

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    The new DJI Go software has a new sticky gimbal correction. So if you correct the horizon by say -1.2, it will stay that way the next time you take the P3 flying.
     
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  18. Luis Costa

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    Tilted suddenly (while flying) yesterday, after latest firmware update. Remained tilted for the rest of the flight.
    No issues before (have it for a month).

    Will calibrate tomorrow and see if anything improves.
     
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    Fine out of the box as a 2 weeks ago new.
     
  20. mfr1340

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    Mine was fine out of the box. Had to go thru two firmware updates on all of my gear, and it all worked great. I just finished my 10 for 10 flights break-in (10 flights to 65% batt level for 3 batteries = 30, 8 to 9 minute flights) All landing on a 2' dia. styrofoam landing pad that I made. Setting down nice and easy. It just hovers 6" above the landing pad until I inch it down.
    I have done most of my flights with a simple signal booster and I get a full signal all the time.
    DJI Phantom 3 / Inspire 1 Controller / Video Range Booster ~ Windsurfer
     
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